The examination of Richard Thomas concerning the theft of sugar

From the Rolls of the Montgomeryshire Quarter Sessions For the Epiphany Session 1830:

Montgomeryshire, The Voluntary examination of Richard Thomas of Newtown taken before me George Arthur Evors Clerk one of his Majestys Justices of the Peace in and for the said County the 10th day of November 1829

Who saith that about a month ago I and Owen Parry and Edward Edwards were sleeping one night in Edwards the Tinmans Tallant and we got up about four oclock next morning and went for a Hook belonging to John Turner and then went to David Davies's warehouse and drew the staple out of the door, opened the door and went in the warehouse and each of us took a quantity of Brown Sugar out of a Cask and carried it away and returned to Edward's Tallant where we eat part of it and left the remainder in the hay, taped up in a piece of an old shirt, and the next night we finished eating it.

The mark X of Richard Thomas

Taken before me
G.A. Evors

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Examination of Owen Parry concerning the theft of sugar

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